Virtual Clearing Visit Days
While we can't welcome you in person yet, you can still explore our island city campus and discover more about the University from wherever you are.
During your Clearing Visit Day, watch talks from our teams in Student Housing and Student Finance. Find out about health and wellbeing support. And discover what campus and city life is like by taking a virtual tour of where you'll live, work and play when you choose Portsmouth.
Talk to us
If you've got questions to ask about any aspect of the Clearing process, call the Clearing hotline on 02392 84 8070. The hotline is open from 9.00am–5.00pm every day, and clearing live chat is also available from 8:30am - 5:15pm. At any other time, you can send us an email using the contact details below.
Living away from home can be one of the most exciting parts of your uni experience. Hear from our Student Housing Team about student life in Portsmouth and how they can help you make the city your home, and discover how we’re making our accommodation safe for your arrival.
Taking responsibility for your finances is a big step, but there’s no need to worry about it. Our Student Finance Team is here to help you deal with all things money-related – from how to get your student loan, to figuring out how to fund your studies and how to manage your money at uni.
Student Housing Officer, Raechelle, takes you through your accommodation options available in Portsmouth.
Starting uni is exciting, but it can be stressful too. From day one, our Student Wellbeing Service and Resident Life Team will help you settle in and support you with your mental and physical health. Talk to our teams to find out how they can help you thrive at Portsmouth.
Student Wellbeing Service
You can get personal and emotional support, mental health support and counselling from our Student Wellbeing Service. They organise workshops and courses throughout the academic year.
Residence Life Team
When you move into your accommodation, you'll get free 24/7 confidential welfare support and advice from the Residence Life Team based in Bateson Hall.
Feel Good Fest
Each year, we run Feel Good Fest to inspire you to take care of your wellbeing. You can join other students, staff, local artists and organisations at this free event packed with activities to promote personal wellbeing.
Use the What'sUpp? app to chat to staff from the Student Wellbeing Service during office hours. You can also use the app to rate your mood, as a personal journey, and more.
When you choose a place to study, you're also picking a place to call home. Portsmouth is a gem on the south coast and the only island city in the UK. We have 4 miles of beaches, lots of green space, independent shops, cafes, bars and restaurants, and a growing local music scene. Click on the images below to discover your playground in Portsmouth. Then join one of our students, Tati, on a virtual tour of the city.
Discover Portsmouth with our second-year Television and Broadcasting student, Tati, as she takes you on a virtual tour around our island city.
You’ll spend a lot of your uni life on campus. It's located centrally and easily-reached using our free bus service and compact enough that you can walk it. Join our students, Joel and Amy, on a socially distanced walking campus tour.
Photography student, Amy, and Business Information Systems student, Joel, take you on a walking tour of our University campus.
Explore our faculties
We have 5 faculties, with their own schools and departments. Whichever faculty your degree is based in, you can explore the opportunities available to you by visiting the faculty virtual experience pages using the links below.
You can also find out where your faculty is located on campus by watching the walking tour videos on each page.
When you live in halls, you get the keys to your own place and open the door to a community of new people. All our halls are in the centre of Portsmouth, close to our campus. Start exploring our halls of residence and find the perfect hall for you.
Follow our second-year computer science student, Mikael, as he takes you on a virtual tour of Catherine House, one of our newest halls.
What will uni be like in 2020/21?
Things will be a little different in 2020/21, but you'll still have a great, varied and enriching experience when you study with us this year.
Find out what university will be like in 2020/21.
No. 21 university in the UK (Guardian University Guide, 2020)
Top 30 for student satisfaction in the UK – 2nd in the south east National Student Survey (NSS) 2020
No. 1 for graduate salary boost in the uk (The Economist, 2017)
Uni life is about more than just studying – and Portsmouth is one of the best cities in the UK to live, work and play as a student. From green spaces and miles of beaches, to great places to eat, fantastic sports facilities, and amazing nightlife and culture, whatever you’re into, you can get into here.
Hungry for adventure? Here's a taster of the great food and drink you can savour in the city.
Portsmouth is a bustling city with the sea on our doorstep and green spaces all around.
Want to get involved in Portsmouth's music scene? Here's all you need to start.
From water sports to football and quidditch – few cities can compete with Portsmouth's sport opportunities.
If we’re not available to chat with you on live chat or the Clearing hotline (02392 84 8070), please send an email to one of our teams and we’ll be in touch as soon as we can.